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Paris Saint-Germain reached in French Cup semifinal in Paris

Three-time defending champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) recorded their second straight 3-0 victory over Marseille in three days and secured a berth in the French Cup semifinals in ongoing UEFA Champions League in the Paris. PSG had won by the same margin in last weekend’s Ligue 1, but that was overshadowed by Neymar’s injury, Xinhua news agency reported.

Leander Paes-Purav Raja lift Knoxville Challenger trophy

Leander Paes and Purav Raja won their first title together after joining forces as they lifted the Knoxville Challenger trophy with a close win over James Cerretani and John-Patrick Smith. The top-seeded Indian team battled past the US-Australian combination 7-6(4) 7-6(4) in the final of the USD 75000 hard court event, last night. It was

Two years after Cecil the Lion was killed, his son Xanda gets shot

We all remember Cecil the Lion. His death in 2015 sparked global outrage and brought everyone’s attention to rest upon Africa’s trophy hunting. Two years after the celebrated lion was killed, one of his cubs Xanda has also been shot dead by a trophy hunter.The six-year-old lion was killed just outside the Hwange National Park

Shuai advances to WTA Elite Trophy semis

Zhuhai (China): Chinese tennis player Zhang Shuai defeated Timea Babos of Hungry to reach the semi-finals of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Elite Trophy here on Thursday. The world no. 28 defeated her Hungarian opponent 7-6 (2), 6-4, reports Efe. The 12th seed Chinese player topped the second group to be the first qualifier in

India lift Asian Champions Trophy for second time

Kuantan (Malaysia): India’s hockey team gifted the country on Diwali its second Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament title after defeating arch foes Pakistan 3-2 in the final at the Wisma Belia Hockey Stadium here on Sunday. India’s two second-half goals from Rupinder Pal Singh (18th minute) and Affan Yousuf (23rd) were cancelled out by Aleem

BCCI announces U-19 Challenger Trophy squads

New Delhi: The junior selection committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the squads for the Under-19 Challenger Trophy which will be held at Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh from October 26 to 29. A total of 39 names have been announced with each of the squads — India

PM Modi unveils BRICS U-17 football trophy

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled the trophy for the BRICS U-17 football tournament, scheduled to be held in Goa from October 5 to 15. “Shri Narendra Modi, today unveiled the Trophy for the BRICS U-17 Football Tournament in New Delhi,” the PMO said in a statement. “The MoS (I/C) for Youth Affairs

Pujara, Jackson put India Blue on top in Duleep Trophy final

Greater Noida: Saurashtra batsman Cheteshwar Pujara remained unbeaten on 256 as India Blue declared their first innings for a monumental 693/6 against India Red on the second day on Sunday of the final of the Duleep Trophy cricket tournament. Pujara, who was batting overnight with a 111, hit 28 fours during his big knock as

Singapore to host Women’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey meet

Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Wednesday announced that Singapore will host the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy, featuring the continent’s five best teams, from October 29 to November 6. “Hosting the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy this year is the latest coup for the small but mighty Singapore Hockey Federation that has amassed an

Gutsy India settle for silver in Champions Trophy

London: The Indian hockey team settled fora silver medal in its best ever Champions Trophy performance after the spirited side went down 1-3 to world champions Australia in a controversy-marred summit clash penalty shootout here. Only Harmanpreet Singh was able to score in the shootout, while SK Uthappa, SV Sunil and Surender Kumar all hit